(July 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in April 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


No One Escapes the Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Dick Ayers. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

No One Escapes the Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-673

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts
Synopsis:
Iron Man escapes the Mandarin and destroys the ray he used to interfere with US missiles. Meanwhile, Happy struggles to keep the company operating in Tony's absence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues from last issue. The Mandarin next appears in issue #61 (January 1965).

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four cover); Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man cover)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four cover); Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man cover)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertises Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #14 (July 1964) and Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #28 (July 1964).

All About Iron Man (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-697

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Melter [Bruno Horgan]; Mandarin; Scarecrow [Ebenezer Laughton]; Mister Doll [Nathan Dolly]; Gargantus; Crimson Dynamo [Anton Venko]; Jack Frost [Gregor Shapanka]; Happy Hogan
Synopsis:
A detailed guide to Iron Man's armor. With some details about his personal life and supporting cast.
Reprints:

Pepper Potts' Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Pepper Potts / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first time we learn Pepper's real name: Virginia Potts.

The Atomizer (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[G-542]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Charlie Smith; Will
Synopsis:
A boy stumbles across a secret disintegrating formula stolen from a government lab.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues in next issue. This page includes a teaser for the next issue: "Next Ish: 'Iron Man Meets the Unicorn!'"

The Sun-Stealer! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Larry Lieber
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-693

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
The Watcher must save Earth from an alien without breaking his vow of non-interference.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. No One Escapes the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. No One Escapes the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  4. 3. All About Iron Man
    Iron Man
  5. 4. Pepper Potts' Pin-Up Page
    Pepper Potts
  6. 5. The Atomizer
  7. 6. The Sun-Stealer!
    Tales of the Watcher
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